Budget Politics

NPR's David Welna reports from Capitol Hill that lawmakers are balking at President Bush's request for an additional $18 billion in defense spending. Both Democrats and Republicans say the president needs to give a better accounting of where the money will come from, and what he plans to do with it.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.